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27-26, 3rd in AL East
Estrada, Blue Jays double up Yankees (1:11)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

For the second straight game, the Yankees barely had any offense. Just like on Sunday, they only scored two runs on a home run. Unlike Sunday, the Yankees lost, 4-2, to the Blue Jays.

Lineup: Blue Jays (26-26) vs. Yankees (24-25)

  • 1. Jose Bautista, RF (R)
  • 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B (R)
  • 3. Edwin Encarnacion, DH (R)
  • 4. Michael Saunders, LF (L)
  • 5. Justin Smoak, 1B (S)
  • 6. Russell Martin, C (R)
  • 7. Darwin Barney, 2B (R)
  • 8. Kevin Pillar, CF (R)
  • 9. Ryan Goins, SS (L)
  • SP: Marco Estrada, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Blue Jays rise to No. 15 in rankings

Toronto climbs three notches according to ESPN's expert panel. The Jays have won three straight series but have lost the slumping Troy Tulowitzki to the disabled list (right quad strain). Week 8 Rankings

Blue Jays eyeing pitchers at No. 21

In his latest mock draft, Keith Law now has Toronto selecting high school pitcher Forrest Whitley with the No. 21 pick. Law has also heard the Blue Jays are looking at other high school and college players. Law: Mock draft 2.0 (Insider)

Pedroia the hero for Red Sox in extras (1:17)
Pedroia doubles in go-ahead run (0:28)
Bautista destroys Price's pitch (0:31)
Bogaerts extends hitting streak to 22 games (0:20)

Luck a factor for Blue Jays hitters?

Russell Martin and Ryan Goins have both suffered massive OPS declines this season. Meanwhile, Michael Saunders is hitting the ball better than ever. Are these performances for real or is luck -- good or bad -- a factor? FiveThirtyEight has the answer. Hitting hard, or into hard luck?


Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Red Sox 7-5

Josh Donaldson hit two home runs and drove in five runs as the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm not sure if the reduction in Odor's suspension from 8 to 7 games is due to the illegal slide by Bautista or respect for his right hook

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Jays could be active on trade market

If Toronto is in the hunt come the trade deadline, it could look to add to its bullpen or outfield. Jim Bowden sees the Blue Jays as a good match for the Padres' Fernando Rodney, Braves' Arodys Vizcaino, or Reds' Jay Bruce. Top trade candidates, best fits (Insider)

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Martin strikes twice against Yankees

Russell Martin went deep twice against New York on Wednesday in consecutive at-bats in the sixth and seventh inning. The Jays catcher had zero homers in his first 39 games this season, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23821st
On Base Percentage.31718th
Slugging Percentage.40816th
Earned Run Average3.738th
Quality Starts34Tied-1st

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